Chamber History

The Harvard Chamber of Commerce is celebrating 88 years of service to the community. Throughout the years the Chamber has been the collective voice of commerce, has worked to improve the economic environment, and has provided leadership for improving the quality of life. Its goals are achieved through active participation and interaction among member firms, in a cooperative and coordinated effort with all elements of our community.

PAST PRESIDENTS

1930  Eugene Saunders
1931  E.A. Manley – Ray Lush
1932  Eugene Saunders
1933  Dr. H. J. Schmid
1934  George Vermila
1935  George Vermila
1936  Robert J. Goll
1937  T. Merle Paul
1938  T. Merle Paul
1939  Thomas V. Houlihan
1940  Frank Lanning
1941  R. J. Holl
1942  Jerome Powers
1943  Charles Burkart
1944  Walter Burton
1945  Glenn Wright
1946  Raymond Esmond
1947  A. L. Mueller
1948  Joseph R. Shields
1949  William J. Gleason
1950  L. M. Schutt
1951  Fred Green
1952  James Weir
1953  Thomas A. Williams
1954  Peter Breen
1955  Amos Smith
1956  Amos Smith
1957  Walter Burton
1958  Walter Burton
1959  L. Ben Saunders
1960  Wayne Pankonin
1961  Dr. Norbert Patterson
1962  Tony Stricker
1963  Ardee Lanphier
1964  L. E. “Butch” McFarlin
1965  L. E. “Butch” McFarlin
1966  Leroy Carlson
1967  Herb Nelson
1968  Ralph Stoxen
1968  Winston Lindberg
1969  J. Flanagan
1970  Dale Roach
1971  Paul Murphy
1972  Ron Morris
1973  Robert Farmer
1974  Duncun Lanham
1975  Barry Frame
1976  Owen Green
1977  Charles Burkart
1978  Marvin Fry Denlund
1979  David Pankonin
1980  Robert Power
1981  Roger Lehmann
1982  P. Michael Bannwolf
1983  P. Michael Bannwolf
1984  Robert Stoxen
1985  Bernard Papp
1986  John Seegers
1987  Jeff Kurth
1988  John Boehnen
1989  Lois Boese
1990  Kevin B. McFarlin
1991  Bob Burkart
1992  David Brady
1993  Rick Lipinsky
1994  Glenda Miller
1995  Joe Regan
1996  Dennis Cain
1997  Dave Ryman
1998  Jay Nolan
1999  Stuart Charland
2000  Dan Colby
2001  Frank Richards
2002  Gary Edgeton
2003  Father Richard Kramer (Jan.- Feb)
2003  Gary Edgeton (March– Dec.)
2004  Nancy Hutchins
2005  Nancy Hutchins
2006  Greg Rokus
2007  Michael Bannwolf
2008  Scott Logan
2009  Jim Olson
2010  Jim Olson
2011  Barbara Rowe
2012  Barbara Rowe
2013  Michaela Woods
2015  Jonathan Bradley
2016  Sheila Henson
2017 Sheila Henson